After seeing the Donahue program, I contacted Marilyn, who put me in touch with Wayne Griffiths, who she said could talk to me about his own manual foreskin restoration
From a historical perspective, foreskin restoration is not a new phenomenon.
While not directly addressing foreskin restoration, the authors concluded that interventions addressing male genital self-image could be preventive in treating sexual functioning problems.
Being willing to let the whole thing go, John took the issue of foreskin restoration to God in prayer.
All the same, a serious consideration of foreskin restoration goes behind the veil of this bravado posturing and exposes the hidden concerns of genital self-image for many men.
Given that his circumcision did not provide a significant benefit in reducing his risk of STIs, the "loss" of these benefits apparently was a nonissue in considering foreskin restoration. Restoration might have different implications for men having sex outside of this context.
Foreskin restoration might be considered for men experiencing distress at the diminishment of satisfying sexual sensations.
Those considering foreskin restoration and parents considering circumcision for their sons would also do well to make a thoughtful and informed decision grounded in their core values and beliefs.
Sandy then embarks into a foreskin restoration
process, with the whole path he has chosen inevitably exposing him to what for him at least had previously been an invisible underground of pro-intact doctors, but also anti-Semitic colleagues and--at least for Sandy--flagrantly gay restorers.